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October 21, 2018
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Knowing who you are tells a story
October 21, 2018 - 12:20pm
October 9, 2018
Beltrami County Historical Society Executive Director Gary Rozman holds a tapestry seal from Filottrano, Italy, while Filottrano Mayor Lauretta Giulion holds a proclamation from the city of Bemidji. Filottrano is the final resting spot of Italian explorer Giacomo Beltrami and the two municipalities are seeking a Sister City relationship. Submitted photo.
Historical Society helps build relationship with Filottrano, final resting place of Giacomo Beltrami
October 9, 2018 - 8:44pm
October 7, 2018
Fire in the heart of the city: The 1905 downtown Bemidji fire
October 7, 2018 - 7:17am
Fire destroyed The Rex Hotel on Nov. 7, 1912, in downtown Bemidji. Submitted photo
Notable fires in the early 1900s
October 7, 2018 - 7:12am
The Bemidji Fire Department in 1910. (Submitted photo)
Protection rises from the ashes: Early fires in Bemidji led to an emphasis on safety for BFD
October 7, 2018 - 7:02am
September 23, 2018
Markus Krueger, programming director at the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Minn., shows where Red Cross centers popped up in the county in 1918 during World War I and the Spanish flu pandemic. Jordan Ryan / Forum News Service
A century ago, they went to war to help: Clay County, Minn., nurses made their mark in WWI
September 23, 2018 - 2:36pm
September 17, 2018
Olli Kinkkonen's headstone in Park Hill Cemetery sits near the graves of Isaac McGhie, Elmer Jackson and Elias Clayton, the victims of the 1920 lynching in Duluth. Kinkkonen was buried in an unmarked grave until 1993, when the Tyomies Society installed a headstone that reads "Olli Kinkkonen, 1881 — 1918, Victim of Warmongers." Jimmy Lovrien / Forum News Service
Finnish immigrant was 'victim of warmongers' 100 years ago in Duluth
September 17, 2018 - 8:19pm
September 15, 2018
Members of the Brookland Literary and Hunting Club view footage from Eve Austin's oral history project on the club. MUST CREDIT: Photo by Doug Kapustin for The Washington Post
The story of a secret poker society started by pioneering African-Americans
September 15, 2018 - 6:00am
The "Batman House" is one of the attractions featured on Joe Laurin's Lake of the Woods app. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
App opens portal to Lake of the Woods
September 15, 2018 - 5:29am
September 5, 2018
Slow and steady is the rule for the engines taking part in the WMSTR parade, which is held twice a day on the Rollag, Minn., grounds during Labor Day weekend. Vicki Gerdes / Forum News Service
Rollag steam threshers reunion recriuts thousands of volunteers each year
September 5, 2018 - 4:46pm
September 3, 2018
Image is public domain vintage Rosie the riveter, we can do it poster, with Rosie isolated from the original background.
Rosie the Riveter isn't who you think she is
September 3, 2018 - 3:50pm
September 2, 2018
Clay County native and aviation pioneer Florence Klingensmith. Special to The button
Famous flyer: Minn.native lauded in New York Times best-seller 'Fly Girls'
September 2, 2018 - 9:55am
Students in Bowers School, Eckles Township in 1900. Pictured are Emma Soland, teacher,  Ethel Abney, Henry Bowers, Ellen Bowers, Rose Abney, Hazel Wood, Roy Bowers, Sarah Stroetoen, Ann Bowers, Emma Abney, Francis Wood, Ellen Emberland, John Christenson, Mildred Wood and Frances Bowers. (Photo courtesy of the Beltrami County Historical Society)
First days during those first days: Teachers had some different challenges in the early years of schools in Beltrami County
September 2, 2018 - 8:12am
August 15, 2018
Railway seeks historic designation
August 15, 2018 - 7:32pm
August 9, 2018
GENERATIONS: Art Lee: Scandinavians never repeat gossip. . . so listen carefully
August 9, 2018 - 2:27pm